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Norway clarifies it role as a neutral facilitator.

[b]Norway clarifies it role as a neutral facilitator.[/b]

[b] Colombo, 07 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Norway plays a neutral role stressed Norwegian Ambassador in Sri Lanka. This was the reaction of the Ambassador Hans Brattskar following a statement from Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), said to be widely reported in the media in Sri Lanka.

Chandrika steps down as Leader of SLFP owing to alleged harassment

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Ex-President and leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Chandrika Kumaratunga has decided to step down from her capacity as SLFP leader temporarily owing to the continuous harassment she has
faced after Mahinda Rajapakse took office as president of Sri Lanka.Post your comments

Change of public perception of state enterprises

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

President Mahinda Rajapakse said he is no owner in the affairs of the country but merely the care-taker mandated by the people, accomplish the mission protecting and ensuring the people’s expectations and whenever the people decide he would step down, leaving behind a legacy for the future generations of this country to enjoy. He was speaking at the Executive Seminar on Public Enterprises: Performance Governance and Best Practices; Strategies for Success organized by the Ministry of Skills Development and Public Enterprise Reforms and the Public Enterprises Reform Commission (PERC) held at the BMICH.

Nepal – The End Game Begins

By Alok Bansal

It seems King Gyanendra of Nepal is now seeing the writing on the wall. The king is finding himself increasingly isolated with the Maoist insurgency entering its tenth year and crippling the Himalayan Kingdom's social and economic sectors. The traditional allies- India, US and UK have maintained their arms embargo and the attempts to seek support from 'friendlier' sources like China, Pakistan and Russia have not been quite fruitful. The public opinion is definitely and overwhelmingly turning away from the king.

Modern buildings do not necessarily reflect development of a country

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Speaking at the Architect 2006 to mark the inauguration of the annual Sessions and the National Conference on Architecture, Ratnasiri Wickramanayake, Prime Minister said “In a developing country such as ours, architectural skills are called for an increasing volume and frequency”. He said that the increase in the construction work in the country is a sign of progress and development which in turn is a sign of healthy economy.

Norway clarifies it role as a neutral facilitator.

Norway plays a neutral role stressed Norwegian Ambassador in Sri Lanka. This was the reaction of the Ambassador Hans Brattskar following a statement from Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), said to be widely reported in the media in Sri Lanka.Post your comments

Ex Army soldier's bullet riddled body found in Valachchenai

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The bullet riddled body of an ex-Army soldier was found on Monday morning at around 6.20 a.m. near a Mosque in Meeraodai, Valachchenai.Post your comments

Chandrika steps down as Leader of SLFP owing to alleged hara

[b]Chandrika steps down as Leader of SLFP owing to alleged harassment[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Colombo, 07 March, (Asiantribune.com): Ex President and leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Chandrika Kumaratunga has decided to step down from her capacity as SLFP leader temporarily owing to the continuous harassment she has faced after Mahinda Rajapakse took of

Ex Army soldier's bullet riddled body found in Valachchenai

[b]Ex Army soldier's bullet riddled body found in Valachchenai[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 07 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The bullet riddled body of an ex-Army soldier was found on Monday morning at around 6.20 a.m. near a Mosque in Meeraodai, Valachchenai.

The victim was identified as Recruit S.M.

International Women's Day:Women's Groups Blast U.N. on Gender Parity

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

A coalition of international women's organizations -- including more than 240 women from over 50 countries -- has castigated both U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the 191 member states for paying "lip service" to the cause of gender parity in the world body.


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